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Notable Historical Events for July 20th

1944US President FDR nominated for an unprecedented 4th term at Dem convention

1986Jane Geddes wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic

1980Pat Bradley wins LPGA Greater Baltimore Golf Classic

19691st men on the Moon, Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin Jr. from Apollo 11

1933Vatican state secretary Pacelli (Pius XII) signs accord with Hitler

1808Napoleon decrees all French Jews adopt family names

1991Mike Tyson is accused of raping a Miss Black America contestant

1836Charles Darwin climbs Green Hill on Ascension

1967Pablo Neruda receives 1st Viareggio-Versile prizes

1980109th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 271 at Muirfield Gullane

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Notable Birthdays on July 20th

1956Mima Jausovec, Maribor Yugoslavia, tennis player (French Open-1977)

1919Edmund Hillary, Auckland NZ, Explorer and Mountaineer (1st to scale Mt Everest with Tenzing Norgay), (d. 2008)

356 BCAlexander the Great, Pella Macedon, Macedonian king and military leader, (d. 323 BC)

1908[Vincent] Mad Dog Coll, Gweedore, Irish-American mob hitman

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Notable Deaths on July 20th

1937Guglielmo Marconi, Italian engineer/marquis (radio, Nobel 1909), dies of a heart attack at 63

1973Bruce Lee, [Lee Yuen Kam], actor (Enter the Dragon), dies at 32

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